List of Director Generals of NYSC from 1973 till date

Brig. Gen Suleman Kazaure
Brig. Gen Suleman Kazaure

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) was established on May 22, 1973 during the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon to foster peace, love and unity among the ethnic groups of Nigeria after the end of the Nigerian civil war/ Biafran war. The National Youth Service Corps consists of many hierarchies with the Director General as the highest. Below is the list of Director Generals of NYSC since inception.

1. Col. Almadu Ali 1973 – 1975

2. Col. S.K. Omojokun 1975 – 1979

3. Col. P.K. Obasa 1979 – 1983

4. Col. E.A. Akpan 1983 – 1987

5. Col. A. Braimoh 1988 – 1990

6. Brig. General H.B. Momoh 1990 – 1994

7. Brig. General S.A. Sofoluwe 1994 – 1996

8. Brig. General S.M. Dule 1996 – 2000

9. Brig. General Ogunkoya 2000 – 2002

10. Rev. P.O. Okunromade Jan – March 2002

11. Police Comm. S.I. Ewokan 2002

12. Brig. General W. Oki 2002 – 2004

13. Brig. General Yusuf Bomol 2004 – 2010

14. Brig. General M.I. Tsiga 2010 – 2012

15. Brig. General N.T. Okorie Afia 2012 – 2014

16. Brig. Gen. Johnson Olawumi 2014 – 2016

17. Brigadier General S.Z. Kazaure 2016 till date

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